• Vintage Baking: Irish Wheaten Bread

    September 7, 2016 admin

    It has become a pleasure to research vintage recipes and to attempt baking them.  I am not the best of bakers but will certainly give it a go.  I do hope you liked my vintage recipe for Pineapple Upside Down Cake and Custard Kisses? With the Great British Bake Off now on our screens it has spurred me to continue baking and researching a new recipe each week.  Since it is bread week on GBBO I have decided to make…

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  • My latest Vintage Find: 1950 recipe tin

    August 17, 2016 admin

    There are some vintage items I come across that I can’t seem to part with.  This cute little 1950s recipe tin is one of them.  I mean just look at it – it is so cute!  Made of tin, it has some dishes on it that I wouldn’t know how to describe they just look so awful but that’s the charm for me.  Surprisingly,  inside there is a recipe for home-grown children – have a look at the photo to…

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  • So who’s brave enough to give Spam another go?

    July 5, 2016 admin

    Spam came in to our world in 1941, made from chopped pork and ham; it was a firm favourite of many families after the Second World War. It continued to dominate dinner plates in the 60s especially in fritter form! Out of fashion for many years, it did get a sort of come back in the 1990s.  Today it is still used widely so I decided to give it a go… This is the recipe I tried: Spanish Omelette with…

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